Irish Soda Bread

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READY IN: 1hr 30mins
Recipe by Kerry_Eire

This is a favorite recipe in our house, my mother got it from the lady who taught her lamaze, Kathy Kelly. I have made this with Splenda replacing the sugar in the past and no one could tell the difference in taste. I recommend placing a cookie sheet or something similar underneath in case the loaf pan overflows.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Preheat oven to 350.
  2. Sift flour, sugar, baking powder, baking soda and salt together.
  3. Stir in raisins or currants.
  4. Combine eggs, buttermilk and melted shortening.
  5. Add liquid mixture to dry ingredients and mix just until flour is moistened.
  6. Turn batter into greased and floured 5 1/4x9 1/2 inch loaf pan.
  7. Bake at 350 degrees for 1 hour.

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